IRISH LEAGUE: Games rescheduled following NI friendly announcement

The Northern Ireland Football League have announced that all Danske Bank Premiership fixtures scheduled for Saturday 24 March will now be played on Friday 23 March (kick-off 7.45pm).

The week was dominated by Irish Cup action

IRISH LEAGUE QUIZ: The week that was ... were you paying attention?

The Irish Cup took centre stage for Irish League clubs this week and we're keen to know if you, the faithful fans, were paying attention.
Ralph Kottoy. Image: Andrew Scullion

Ralph Kottoy: Contract terminated by Larne, signs for Carrick Rangers

Danske Bank Premiership side Carrick Rangers have signed Ralph Kottoy, a former Larne player axed by the club earlier this week.

Larne FC

Three Larne players have contracts terminated - club statement in full

Irish League club Larne FC has tonight announced that three of its players have had their contracts terminated following what it described as 'a serious breach of club discipline'.

Former Derry City and ex-Northern Ireland U21 international, Shane McEleney has signed for Larne Football Club.

FOOTBALL: Larne sign ex-Derry City defender Shane McEleney

FORMER Northern Ireland U21 defender, Shane McEleney is the latest high profile player to join Irish Championship One outfit, Larne Football Club.

Glenavon manager Gary Hamilton Pic by PressEye Ltd.

IRISH CUP: Hamilton relishing Glenavon road trip as Carrick prepare to hand McNulty debut

Glenavon’s impressive league form this season is an end product of consistency developed in many respects thanks to Irish Cup triumphs under the guidance of Gary Hamilton across 2014 and 2016.

Thomas Stewart on duty for Sacramento Republic.

IRISH LEAGUE: Stewart calling on past personal glory to help Larne build a bright future

Thomas Stewart is keen to call on past personal glory to help Larne build a bright future.

Glentoran's Eric Foley scores against Carrick

IRISH LEAGUE: Festive spoils shared as Carrick and Glentoran draw


Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland to play Panama and Costa Rica in 2018

Northern Ireland will travel to Central America next year to play Panama in Panama City on Tuesday 29 May before taking on Costa Rica on Sunday 3 June in San Jose.

Jonny Evans

FOOTBALL: West Brom could cash in on Jonny Evans

West Brom could be ready to cash in on Jonny Evans should he fail to sign a new contract.


IN FULL: Irish Cup fifth round draw

Linfield - and Andy Waterworth - grabbed the spotlight in last season’s Tennent’s Irish Cup final thanks to a 3-0 success over Coleraine.

Martin Donnelly has signed for the Inver Reds

How Twitter reacted to Larne's four new signings

News of Championship side Larne's swoop for four new faces certainly got Irish league fans talking last night.

Former Cliftonville and Crusaders star Martin Donnelly has put pen to paper with Championship side Larne

Four new faces at Inver Park as Larne revolution continues

Larne Football Club's revolution continued last night with four new players signing for the Championship club.

VIDEO | David McDaid: why I chose to sign for Larne over Linfield

David McDaid's decision to sign for Championship Larne over trophy-laden Linfield has caused a stir on Irish League circles this week.
Former Cliftonville and Derry City striker, David McDaid has hit back at Linfield boss, David Healy who questioned his ambition.

David McDaid hits back at ‘under pressure’ Linfield boss

DAVID McDaid has accused David Healy of ‘sour grapes’ and reckons the Linfield manager is ‘under pressure’ after failing to compete with Championship strugglers Larne Football Club for his signature.

David McDaid has signed for Larne

Ex-Derry City striker David McDaid signs for Larne

Former Derry City striker David McDaid has signed for Bluefin Sport Championship strugglers Larne.

Brendan Rodger and Michael O'Neill

Brendan Rodgers: Michael O’Neill is right man to develop ‘exciting group’ of Scotland players

Brendan Rodgers has warned the Scottish FA they will need to exercise patience if they are to successfully secure the services of Michael O’Neill.
Northern Ireland's Jamie Ward with Switzerland's Stephan Lichtsteiner and Yann Sommer

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland's World Cup dreams are over

Northern Ireland v Switzerland

NI v Switzerland: Controversial penalty award gives Swiss the advantage


Northern Ireland and West Brom defender Jonny Evans

FOOTBALL: West Brom poised to offer Northern Ireland defender Jonny Evans a new deal

West Brom boss Tony Pulis remains relaxed over Jonny Evans’ future as the club plan to offer the skipper a new deal.

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